Radio Canada questioned Romeo Dallaire about the use of the term “genocide” in the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Dallaire said he had “a problem” with the use of the word “genocide” to describe what happened …
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a “secret plan” to order a “sweeping gun ban” early next month aimed at hunters, farmers and sport shooters, said Tony Clement, an independent member of parliament. Read more
How strange it is, then, that our our new, open, caring and sensitive to a fault prime minister, a prime minister who sees himself and the government he leads as the very embodiment of Canadian values, can act so callously toward 94-year-old Petter Blindheim. Read more
The prime minister’s remarks constituted his most forceful defence yet of an arms deal that promises substantial economic benefits, but has turned into a public-relations nightmare for a government that prizes itself as a human-rights champion. Read more
Whatever the new government announces in its first budget on March 22, Canadian Forces operational readiness, training and maintenance will probably suffer in order to free up funds for units that have to deploy. Read more
He[Justin Trudeau] doesn’t like whipping out our jets “to show how big they are.” Yet polls show two-thirds of Canadians support the military mission. Read more
On Tuesday, Canada was left out of a one-time meeting of coalition defence ministers from countries including Australia, the United States, France and the Netherlands.
Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan downplayed Canada’s exclusion, saying that such meetings happen “all the time.” Read more